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January 31, 2017

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Guest Trivia Question:
Who attended Rice on a track scholarship for a semester and later played in a Super Bowl for the winning team?  Email your answer here.

January 27, 2017

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Trivia Answer:
Earl Cooper (San Francisco) was the first Owl to catch a pass in a Super Bowl. He caught the first of Joe Montana’s Super Bowl record 11 touchdown passes in Super Bowl XVI on 1/24/1982.  Interestingly, his daughter Ashleigh plays basketball for Sam Houston State.  (Thanks, Clarke Anderson and Mike Ross!)

Super Owl (Rice Owls)
Earl Cooper: How I discovered I was the 13th pick in the 1980 draft (YouTube)
Cooper looks back on immortalized catch, father (San Francisco Chronicle)

Way to go, John Wolda, George Wagner, James Thompson, Rick Sheridan, Paul Reese, Richard Avant, Mike Maxwell, Kyle Frazier, Ted Richard, Clarke Anderson, Mark Scheevel, Betty Bixby, Greg Williams, Scott Hochberg, Jim Woodruff, Martha Proctor Gano, Peter Fasullo, Ann Bixby, David Gano, Brian Ford, Bev Schorre, Rod Boane, Sallie Schwall, Bryant Wilkinson, Bob Reinhold, Doug Nicholson, John Witten, Nancy Burch, Mike Ross, Scott Wise, Jeff Farney, Grungy and Russell Henderson!  

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January 26, 2017

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Trivia Question:
In Super Bowl XLVIII on February 2, 2014, Luke Willson became the second Owl to catch a pass in a Super Bowl.  Name the first one.  Email your answer here.

January 25, 2017

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On January 13, 1974, Miami defeated Minnesota, 24-7, in Super Bowl VIII, the first Super Bowl played in Texas.  Read more.

Way to go, Tre Fischer, Nicole Skalka, Rick Sheridan, Jimmy Disch, Betty Bixby, Matt Moake, Martin Kaplan, George Wagner, Steve Gilliland, John Wolda, Bryant Wilkinson, Paul Moore, Rod Boane, Bob Toone, Clarke Anderson, Paul Reese, Kyle Wendel, Jim Woodruff, Art Gottschalk, Martha Proctor Gano, Ted Richard, Nicki Brandt, John Montana, Peter Fasullo, Mark Scheevel, Robert Taylor, Amy Sheridan, Dick Fuqua, Donald Bowers, Guy Rollins, Sallie Schwall, Jeff Farney, Steve Lukingbeal, Bev Schorre, Joe Welsh, Billy Hale, Kyle Frazier, Ben Mayberry, Carl Isgren, Frank Jones, Lawrence Cook, Lynda Crist, David Ownby, Russell Henderson, Greg Williams, Susan Zimmerman, Bill Eiland, Steve Brown, Martha Hoffman, Larry Nettles, Bob Reinhold, David Houser, Nancy Burch, Joan Krajca-Radcliffe, Carolyn Brewer, Larry Edwards, Barney  McCoy, Gary Wendel, Harvin Moore, Kirwin Drouet, Mike Ross, Ty Buthod, Robert Estill, Gene Timberlake, Richard Zansitis, Ann Bixby and Brian Ford!

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January 24, 2017

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Trivia Question:
At what stadium was the first Super Bowl in Texas played?  Email your answer here.

January 20, 2017

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On January 8, 2017, a day after Marcus Evans set a Rice men's basketball record by recording 1,000 career points in 49 games,  Jasmine Goodwine became the latest Rice women’s basketball player to surpass 1,000 career points.  Read more.

Way to go, Jimmy Disch, Peter Fasullo, John Wolda, Bob Toone, Ted Richard, Clarke Anderson, Rick Sheridan, Martha Proctor Gano, Rod Boane, Greg Williams, Sallie Schwall, Russell Henderson, Mike Ross, Bob Reinhold, Betty Bixby, Jeff Farney, Bev Schorre, Donald Bowers, Joan Krajca-Radcliffe, Bryant Wilkinson and Ann Bixby!

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January 19, 2017

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Trivia Question:
Name the latest Rice women’s basketball player to surpass 1,000 career points.  Email your answer here.

January 18, 2017

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Earlier this month, Marcus Evans reached 1,000 career points in 49 games, surpassing Ricky Pierce’s previous record of 51 games.  Read here.

Way to go, John Wolda, Ted Richard, Jimmy Disch, Clarke Anderson, Martha Proctor Gano, Paul Reese, David Gano, Rick Sheridan, Jim Woodruff, Bob Toone, Bob Reinhold, Jeff Farney, Kyle Frazier, Matt Moake, Sallie Schwall, Guy Rollins, Russell Henderson, Peter Fasullo, Carl Isgren, Rod Boane, Greg Williams, Bev Schorre, Larry Edwards, Larry Nettles, Joe Welsh, Betty Bixby, Terry Gaiser, Mike Ross, Donald Bowers, Joan Krajca-Radcliffe, Jose Cruz Jr, Ann Bixby, Brian Ford and Bryant Wilkinson! 

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January 17, 2017

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Trivia Question:
Name the Rice men’s basketball player to record 1,000 career points in the fewest number of games.  Email your answer here
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